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Russia Close To Findings On Soyuz and Proton

slipnslidemaster Re:Obligatory? (62 comments)

Troll?? Really? The OP said "Obligatory"...

more than 2 years ago
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Russia Close To Findings On Soyuz and Proton

slipnslidemaster Re:Obligatory? (62 comments)

During the heat of the space race in the 1960's, NASA decided it needed a ball point pen to write in the zero gravity confines of its space capsules.
After considerable research and development, the Astronaut Pen was developed at a cost of $1 million. The pen worked and also enjoyed some modest success as a novelty item back here on earth.

The Soviet Union, faced with the same problem, used a pencil.

more than 2 years ago
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'Digital Universe' To Add 1.8 Zettabyte In 2011

slipnslidemaster Re:Hellagood (60 comments)

The key to getting a prefix established...is to just start using it.  The rest of the world and ultimately standardizing bodies will adopt it eventually.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Official-Petition-to-Establish-Hella-as-the-SI-Prefix-for-1027/277479937276?ref=search&sid=1050298974.3729275378..1

more than 3 years ago
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'Digital Universe' To Add 1.8 Zettabyte In 2011

slipnslidemaster Hellagood (60 comments)

That's 1.8 x 10^-6 hellabytes for those of you keeping track.

more than 3 years ago
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Should Network Cables Be Replaced?

slipnslidemaster Re:We Replaced Our Type 1 Cable (524 comments)

You left out the ending where sadly, the CIO was found gently swinging from a ceiling fan, hung around the neck by his own CAT1 UTP.

more than 5 years ago
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Should Network Cables Be Replaced?

slipnslidemaster Re:So I got a new sink..... (524 comments)

No, no, no.  You need to do something about the latency...

more than 5 years ago
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Should Network Cables Be Replaced?

slipnslidemaster Re:Consider things carefully (524 comments)

I totally agree, you need to get rid of all your old cabling before all the ether is completely gone.

more than 5 years ago
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Should Network Cables Be Replaced?

slipnslidemaster We Replaced Our Type 1 Cable (524 comments)

We replaced all of our Type 1 cabling at my company after the tokens started falling out.

more than 5 years ago
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How Do I Put Unused Servers To Work?

slipnslidemaster Re:Donate to At Home Projects (302 comments)

1.) Install in garage rack
2.) Configure Beowolf cluster
3.) ...
4.) Profit!

more than 5 years ago

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